noun \ˈād\

: a person whose job is to assist someone

Full Definition of AIDE

:  a person who acts as an assistant; specifically :  a military officer who acts as an assistant to a superior officer

Examples of AIDE

  1. The senate office hired several congressional aides.
  2. <the nurse's aide will bring you an extra pillow>

Origin of AIDE

short for aide-de-camp
First Known Use: 1777


noun \ˈād\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AIDE

:  a person who acts as an assistant <volunteer aides> <psychiatric aides>—see nurse's aide


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